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Accounts Administrator – Kettering

This local business, a specialist in their field, are seeking an Accounts Administrator to join their finance department. The key responsibilities will include inputting supplier invoices accurately, distributing invoices for authorisation, raising sales invoices, printing Sage reports and providing administrative support to the Accounts Manager.

This is a busy role for a candidate who holds both sales and purchase ledger experience, has the ability to work in a team and has a confident manner. In addition to 20 days holiday this business will support study and allow a candidate to develop further.

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Purchase Ledger Clerk – Luton

Abacus Consulting are currently working with a well known, growing business in Luton who require a Purchase Ledger Clerk on an interim basis.  They have excellent on site facilities and are accessible via excellent transport links.

The Purchase Ledger Clerk position is for a period of 2-3 months with high chance of contract extension and offering an immediate start.

Job Description

  • As Purchase Ledger Clerk you will report to the Finance Manager and work in a large team.
  • Duties will include, however not be limited to;
  • Processing high volumes of purchase invoices, matching PO’s
  • Handling expenses
  • Assisting with internal and external queries
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Other ad hoc duties as required.
  • This is a project role whilst the company moves internal systems.

The Successful Applicant:

Will have held a similar role previously.

Be immediately available or on 1 week notice period

What’s on Offer:

£10.00 – per hour depending on experience + immediate start + on site car parking + accessible via multiple locations + high chance

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Financial Analyst – Hatfield

Financial Analyst, Hatfield, CIMA or ACCA part qualified, £40,000 – £45,000 + Benefits

We are currently recruiting for a Financial Analyst with strong commercial analysis and management accounts experience, for a well-established business based in the Hatfield area.

The Financial Analyst role is a newly created position which will report directly to the Financial Controller, created in order to provide more detailed financial information to the Senior Management , and departments , following a period of continued business growth.

Role Purpose

To act as a key asset in the future growth of the company by providing financial consulting and strategic support to senior management.  As the Financial Analyst you would be the analytical engine of the company, providing insights and support to optimise business decision making.

Key responsibilities

  • Analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analysing causes of unexpected variance
  • Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plan and modelling tools
  • Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis
  • Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in new projects
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Analyse complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Supporting Senior Management Team and Departments heads with in-depth analysis
  • Prepare presentations to the Senior Management Team

The person

You are likely to have the following qualities to be successful in the Financial Analyst position:

  • Inquisitive and challenging nature to ensure best practice for the business
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or part qualified CIMA with 3+ years’ experience of Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Proven ability to put together monthly reports for management meetings
  • Proven ability to interpret Financial Data to support business requirements
  • Proven ability to present a well-supported case with your findings
  • Strong communication skills, combined with a good sense of humour and strong work ethic
  • To Apply

If this Financial Analyst opportunity sounds of interest, please submit your CV as soon as possible to ensure an early discussion and maximise your chance of securing an interview.

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Finance Assistant – Stevenage

Our client, a well-established SME business in Stevenage have a need for a Finance Assistant to join their expanding team.

Reporting into the Financial Controller, and working in a busy/fast paced office, your responsibilities as the Finance Assistant will include:

  • Processing invoices 
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Dealing with finance queries
  • Finance inbox/finance administration
  • Ad hoc support to FC as needed 

The ideal candidate for the Finance Assistant role will have some previous finance experience, likely to be at a transactional level.  You will have good Excel and IT skills, be comfortable working as part of a small team, building relationships at all levels, working to deadlines and will have a flexible can do attitude.  Immediately available candidates who are keen to learn and progress will be of particular interest.

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Income Analyst – Wellingborough

A position for an Income Analyst has arisen with this established, well known and multi sited organisation.

As the Income Analyst, your role will include:

  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Calculation of accruals
  • Journals
  • Dealing with reports and analysis.

This is a varied role suited to a candidate who has a can-do manner, a team player with excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and Excel skills including Pivot tables and V look ups. Previous experience working within a finance department is required.

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Commercial Financial Analyst – Wellingborough

As a Commercial Financial Analyst, you will be working closely with the Directors of Trading in proactively managing Commercial Gross Margin and liaising with Category Managers to ensure a good understanding of both Margin and Central Income. The ability to identify both future risks and opportunities is key to the role, as is the ability to proactively effectively challenge and influence stakeholders.

Some of the ways in which you will be able to improve cash profit will include:

  • Ensuring the accuracy of margin entries and promotional funding on a weekly basis
  • Advising on terms changes year on year, to maximise benefits to the business
  • Identifying low margin and problem areas
  • Undertaking analysis of major drivers of category growth, such as pricing and promotional activity

Ideally you will be part way towards your CIMA or ACCA qualification, with experience of working in a commercial or analytical role. Advanced Excel will be essential in this role as you will be modelling and developing complex spreadsheets as part of your day to day remit.

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SAP Professionals – UK/South East

Abacus Consulting has been recruiting accountancy staff for our clients for the past 18 years and we work in close partnership with a number of companies which are implementing or developing SAP.

In the course of providing these clients with relevant finance personnel, we have received numerous requests to assist with Interim Project Managers and IT Contractors with specialist SAP knowledge, so we are looking to develop our offering in this direction.

As such, we will need to build a database of experienced operators and so we would welcome CVs from anyone who is looking for this type of work, with proven experience and expertise in the following areas:

  • SAP BW on HANA
  • SAP Integrated Business Planning
  • SAP Project Management

If you are looking to work with a new business partner in your future contracting career and would like to help us with our plans to become a major player in this market, please send in a copy of your CV with a covering email as soon as possible.

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Partnership Opportunity for ACA / ACCA qualified with a client following

Our client is recruiting at Partner level to bring in somebody with their own small client portfolio which would supplement taking over some of the Senior Partner’s client portfolio as part of the firm’s succession plan.

This is an exciting and secure long term opportunity for an ambitious ACA or ACCA qualified with a Public Practice background ideally dealing with the audit, accounting and tax requirements for owner managed businesses but the firm is flexible on the areas of experience.

This opportunity would suit:

  • An ACA / ACCA qualified with a client following and a general practice background
  • Somebody with ambition and an interest in assisting with the development of the business
  • A client base which is within a reasonable distance from Northampton so location does not not become an issue in respect of your own clients

Please contact us if this opportunity is of interest and we can arrange to have an initial meeting. All details and information will remain confidential at this stage until we know we have a good match on both sides.

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Newly Qualified Audit Senior

Opportunity for a newly qualified ACA / ACCA with experience in accountancy and audit gained from working within Public Practice, to join a Top tier firm in Northampton for your next stage of career development.

Newly Qualified ACA / ACCA Practice Audit Senior £32K-£35K Milton Keynes

Newly or nearly ACA / ACCA qualified with relevant Practice experience in audit and accountancy.

About the Role:
As Newly Qualified Practice Audit Senior you will be working in a team, reporting to Manager and Partner level and be given the opportunity to work closely with clients, managing junior staff and developing your technical, commercial and people management skills.

The client base is varied and consists of Owner Managed Businesses which will provide exposure to different industry types and systems and will allow you to develop your breadth of experience.

If you are fully or nearly qualified ACA / ACCA with relevant Practice experience and interested in joining a Top tier firm in Northampton, this is an excellent opportunity to continue with your Professional development.

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Accounts Senior, Bedford

Our client is an established firm of accountants with a varied client base and planning for future growth.

ACA / ACCA Qualified Accounts Senior – Bedford £35K – £40K

Due to restructuring we are recruiting for a qualified ACA / ACCA experienced accounts senior to join an independent firm in Bedford to deal with the accounting and tax requirements for a varied client base consisting of sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and special clients such as solicitors.

Reporting directly to the Partners this is a roll your sleeves up general practice role where you will be dealing with the basic work alongside the more complex so it will suit someone who enjoys this type of variety. There will be supervision of junior staff and regular client contact which requires the ability to deal professionally with people at all levels.

There are prospects for future progression as the firm starts to plan for succession, which will start to open up new opportunities. That said, it is not a prerequisite that you want that progression to secure the role.

To register your interest in this opportunity please contact Wavelength by clicking on the apply button or e-mail

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